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A young American patriot and George Washington enthusiast, Sherman Tylawsky welcomes you from the nation’s capital for lively talks about pressing issues facing America and her allies, so you can learn to apply the first President’s unifying principles anywhere and anytime. Discover how the core values of Washington and the Founders were woven into the fabric of American society. Learn the ways a free people can heal internal divisions, cultivate economic prosperity, and protect civil liberties for future generations. Sherman Tylawsky is an aspiring statesman who grew up learning U.S. history and politics inside and outside of the classroom. Now, he invites you to experience President Washington’s pillars of patriotism, civility, faith, education, national unity, and fiscal responsibility in this brand-new podcast. You will hear fascinating stories and discussions about civics, culture, history and politics that any America-loving listener from across the planet can enjoy. This non-partisan podcast is a remarkable mix of solo shows, interviews and special guests that gives you a great boost of freedom! Subscribe now for the Founders' lasting wisdom heard around the world!

A young American patriot and George Washington enthusiast, Sherman Tylawsky welcomes you from the nation’s capital for lively talks about pressing issues facing America and her allies, so you can learn to apply the first President’s unifying principles anywhere and anytime. Discover how the core values of Washington and the Founders were woven into the fabric of American society. Learn the ways a free people can heal internal divisions, cultivate economic prosperity, and protect civil liberties for future generations. Sherman Tylawsky is an aspiring statesman who grew up learning U.S. history and politics inside and outside of the classroom. Now, he invites you to experience President Washington’s pillars of patriotism, civility, faith, education, national unity, and fiscal responsibility in this brand-new podcast. You will hear fascinating stories and discussions about civics, culture, history and politics that any America-loving listener from across the planet can enjoy. This non-partisan podcast is a remarkable mix of solo shows, interviews and special guests that gives you a great boost of freedom! Subscribe now for the Founders' lasting wisdom heard around the world!

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A young American patriot and George Washington enthusiast, Sherman Tylawsky welcomes you from the nation’s capital for lively talks about pressing issues facing America and her allies, so you can learn to apply the first President’s unifying principles anywhere and anytime. Discover how the core values of Washington and the Founders were woven into the fabric of American society. Learn the ways a free people can heal internal divisions, cultivate economic prosperity, and protect civil liberties for future generations. Sherman Tylawsky is an aspiring statesman who grew up learning U.S. history and politics inside and outside of the classroom. Now, he invites you to experience President Washington’s pillars of patriotism, civility, faith, education, national unity, and fiscal responsibility in this brand-new podcast. You will hear fascinating stories and discussions about civics, culture, history and politics that any America-loving listener from across the planet can enjoy. This non-partisan podcast is a remarkable mix of solo shows, interviews and special guests that gives you a great boost of freedom! Subscribe now for the Founders' lasting wisdom heard around the world!

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English


Episodes

Episode 75: Stephen Hopkins - The Experienced Rhode Islander and the Rights of Colonies

1/24/2022
While many of the Signers were young men who had just recently rose to prominence in politics, some already had critical experience studying and fighting for the rights of the original 13 colonies. Stephen Hopkins, a former governor and Chief Justice from Rhode Island, sowed some of the seeds of independence that eventually grew to fruition decades later. SUBSCRIBE to our e-mail list for the latest news and updates from Friends & Fellow Citizens! Support the show...

Duration:00:40:28

Episode 74: Restoring the Law of the Sea with U.S. Marine Leadership

1/17/2022
As the Indo-Pacific security threat landscape evolves, so does U.S. military strategy. But how should a military branch like the USMC confront and mitigate complex threats to U.S. national security in the vast Indo-Pacific region? In this week's fascinating episode, Marine Corps Col. James "Bullet" McGinley shares how the USMC can and should adapt to the ever-changing threats from China, support our critical U.S. allies, and lead from the front to protect the law of the sea. Learn more...

Duration:01:03:16

Episode 73: One Year After 1/6 - A Personal Reflection From a Former Congressional Intern

1/10/2022
Earlier this week, many Americans reflected on the state of the country one year after the tragic 1/6 Capitol riots that left multiple people dead and a wound in our national politics. As some listeners may know, I was a congressional intern who was in lockdown with Members of Congress and staffers on that awful day. This week, I share some of my personal experiences on that day, the challenges that lie ahead, what needs to be done, and what people can do to restore some civility in a...

Duration:00:46:00

Episode 72: Answering the Call to Save Veterans' Lives

1/3/2022
When our nation called, countless men and women of our armed forces dutifully responded with their sacrifices and livelihoods. To this day, there are still numerous challenges of getting our troops reintegrated into civil society after they serve their deployments. Kylie Blakely, a dedicated advocate for stopping soldier suicide, speaks about the challenges that veterans face upon their return to civil society and how people are responding to the calls of serving those who served. Check out...

Duration:00:53:37

Episode 71: Elbridge Gerry - Bridging the Gap Between Strong Government and Unalienable Rights

12/27/2021
Few Founders have been more influential in promoting strong government and protection of civil liberties than Elbridge Gerry. Learn how this Signer from Massachusetts not only became a namesake for partisan-driven redistricting, but also a Founding Father who believed in constructive dialogue as a pillar of American public service. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfellowcitizens)

Duration:00:50:55

Episode 70: Winter Holiday Trivia Game Special

12/20/2021
The winter holiday season is packed with many surprises, including some fun facts that truly make it the most wonderful time of the year. In this fun holiday-themed episode, our guest and video content creator Hallee Smith joins Sherman for the first ever Friends & Fellow Citizens Winter Holiday Trivia Game Special! Check out Hallee's videos via the links below! SUBSCRIBE to our e-mail list for the latest news and updates from Friends & Fellow Citizens! Friends & Fellow Citizens wishes you...

Duration:00:59:22

Episode 69: Holiday Fireside Chat of 2021

12/13/2021
During the most trying times, what made Christmas and the winter holidays so special in America? Listen to stories and letters about how Union and Confederate soldiers celebrated Christmas TOGETHER and made the holiday season a prominent time of tradition, family, and love. SUBSCRIBE to our e-mail list for the latest news and updates from Friends & Fellow Citizens! Music Credits: "Deck the Halls" by Xylote (AudioJungle) Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfellowcitizens)

Duration:00:26:36

Episode 68: Lighting the Beacon of Our American "Maritime Nation"

12/6/2021
What makes the U.S. a unique "Maritime Nation" and beacon of freedom and opportunity? In Part 2, Mr. Jon Kaskin and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. (ret.) Sinclair Harris share more about the role of the Jones Act and why the dedicated men and women of the Navy League work every day to build up America's sea services for generations to come. Listen to Part 1 of this conversation! Click HERE to learn more about the Navy League, and check out some of their reports below: China's Use of Maritime for...

Duration:00:42:59

Episode 67: Robert Treat Paine - The "Objection Maker" Who Rejected Tyranny and Slavery

11/29/2021
While John Adams is best known for representing British Capt. Thomas Preston and his soldiers at the Boston Massacre trial, a close friend of his was just on the other side representing the colonists. Learn how this largely obscure Signer became an early maverick of individual freedom and a champion of abolitionism who was certainly well ahead of his time. SUBSCRIBE to our e-mail list for the latest news and updates from Friends & Fellow Citizens! Support the show...

Duration:00:46:08

Episode 66: The Rough Seas of Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific

11/22/2021
Since its founding, the U.S. has been a country built on a long maritime history. But in recent decades, to what extent have competitors and adversaries undercut America's maritime strengths and strategy? Mr. Jon Kaskin and U.S. Navy Rear Adm. (ret.) Sinclair Harris discuss more on the state of U.S. maritime and the national security and economic challenges that arise from China and the Indo-Pacific. Click HERE to learn more about the Navy League, and check out some of their reports...

Duration:00:47:45

Episode 65: The Call of Duty at the Cowpens

11/15/2021
In the wake of Veterans' Day, we honor those who served the nation with a unique episode about a little-known South Carolina-based battle that featured the best of American military leadership and service. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfellowcitizens)

Duration:00:23:28

Episode 64: Defending the American Dream From Mao's Cultural Revolution

11/8/2021
What was life like for the people of China in the wake of the Cultural Revolution and the death of Mao Zedong? In this riveting episode, Lily Tang Williams shares her story about the journey from totalitarian China to her new adopted country: the United States of America. Follow Lily on social media to learn more about her platform and work! Facebook: Lily4Liberty Youtube: Lily Tang Williams 华人参议 VOICE OF CHINESE AMERICANS Twitter: @Lily4Liberty Instagram: @lilytangwilliams Subscribe...

Duration:01:00:43

Episode 63: John Adams - The Astute Lawyer with Thoughts on Government

11/1/2021
How did a prominent lawyer in the aftermath of the Boston Massacre become one of the leading minds of the American Revolution? Find out more about John Adams and his early thoughts and contributions to the fabric of American civics, politics, and history. SUBSCRIBE to our e-mail list for episode notifications, special announcements, promotions, and more! Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfellowcitizens)

Duration:00:48:29

Episode 62: Reflective Patriotism Through Civic Strength in Education

10/25/2021
Civics education is truly a critical piece of participation in democracy. But many argue that civics has taken a back seat, and traditional ways of teaching civics have not done enough to get students and the electorate excited about civics. Dr. Emma Humphries joins us to share more about why the nationwide organization iCivics is dedicated to not only bringing back civics in classrooms, but also making them more educational and fun for people of all ages. Learn more about iCivics at...

Duration:00:56:34

Episode 61: A Forgotten Westminster Ally during the American Revolution

10/18/2021
During the American Revolution, there were some unlikely friends in Great Britain who sided with the colonies. Find out how one largely unknown Member of Parliament found courage to oppose the policies of George III and his Westminster allies. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfellowcitizens)

Duration:00:27:12

Episode 60: Expanding Personalized, Quality Education through Mentorship

10/11/2021
In this ever-changing environment for American schools, what are the root causes for the education struggles facing inner city students? Via Kentner talks to us about her experiences in mentorship and how good policies and initiatives can help students can find the right path for their education. Dream Beyond Website: https://www.dreambeyondinitiative.com/ Graduating and Growth Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/graduating-and-growth/id1560710883 Spotify:...

Duration:00:55:24

Episode 59: Samuel Adams - An American Brew of Oratory and Republicanism

10/4/2021
While now commonly known for the beer company namesake, Samuel Adams is one of the most vocal American revolutionaries in U.S. history. But his methods of influencing the Patriot cause may surprise many. Regardless of his varying depictions in historical accounts, Adams was an influential man whose career shaped the foundations of the American political system. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfellowcitizens)

Duration:00:42:37

Episode 58: Cultivating Next Generations of Public Servants in American Agriculture

9/27/2021
From the steps of the U.S. Capitol to the plains of Nebraska, one can find hundreds of thousands of FFA students across the nation engaging in academic and practical agricultural education. How does this unique American institution embody the American agricultural sector and live out its values of service and education? 2020-2021 National FFA Secretary Anna Mathis joins us this week to share how the service and activities of countless FFA students and staff are cultivating the next...

Duration:00:59:59

Episode 57: "Long Shot" Amendment Propositions to the U.S. Constitution

9/20/2021
With approximately 12,000 proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution, there are bound to be some constitutional long shots that never made it to the final document but have made it to this week's episode. In the wake of Constitution Day, learn what the 5 of the most unique proposed amendments in American history may tell us about the bizarre fabric of American political history. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/friendsfellowcitizens)

Duration:00:24:10

Episode 56: America's Guardians Beyond the Frontiers of Space

9/13/2021
America has been a nation that strives to push the frontiers of innovation and discovery. What is the 21st century vision for American leadership by the U.S. Space Force? An historian, author, and Associate Professor, Dr. Brent Ziarnick discusses the significance of space power theory and the "blue water school" of space power as well as the vision of America's strategy beyond the frontiers of space. Check out Dr. Ziarnick's books below! Developing National Power in Space: A Theoretical...

Duration:00:57:47